The deadline for applications for the 2014-2015 academic year was June 1. Please check back in January. We will begin accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year on January 1, 2015
Low-Interest Student Loans for Stark County Grads
Are you ready to build a foundation for your future by furthering your education? The Canton Student
Loan Foundation can help make the dream of earning a degree a reality.
You can receive $12,000 total toward your undergraduate education and an additional $8,000 if you continue on to graduate school. Since 1922, we have extended more than $30 million to nearly 5,300 Stark County students.
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Do you have the loans you need for college? Watch our short video where we follow one student's quest to obtain student loans and avoid the high-interest rate trap.
Local high schools students wrote, filmed and acted (hilariously) in this video. They know what it's like to be in your shoes.
Am I eligible?The application criteria are simple. You must:
- Graduate from a Stark County high school; be a Stark County resident who was eligible to graduate from a Stark County high school but has graduated from a high school elsewhere, have earned a diploma from the ABC (A Better Chance) program, or a Stark County resident who was home schooled.
- Enroll for at least 12 credit hours per term in a post high-school, undergraduate degree-granting program. This includes associate degree, technical-school and trade-school programs.
- Have and maintain minimum term and cumulative grade point averages of 2.0.